Thesis icon

Thesis

Evolution of nickel hyperaccumulation in Alyssum L.

Abstract:

Phylogenetic studies are providing powerful new insights into the evolution of complex traits. Metal hyperaccumulation is an unusual and complex physiological trait found in about 500 plant species and is associated with an exceptionally high degree of tolerance of metalliferous soils. Alyssum L. (Brassicaceae) is the largest known hyperaccumulator genus, comprising approximately 188 species distributed throughout the Mediterranean region and south-west Asia. Approximately one-qua...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Plant Sciences
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Thomas Alexander Flynn
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:fec1aee2-897b-4da0-b756-86385a802077
Local pid:
ora:7373

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP